Information Systems & Business Analysis

Postgraduate Program

Post-Graduate Diploma Credentials

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The Post-Graduate Diploma in Information Systems & Business Analysis program is a two-year program for students seeking a specialization aligned in Information Systems and business analysis, one that fits into project management and system development life cycles. Students will be able to recognize and determine business problems including their root causes and provide solutions to the problems, prepare business cases, apply business process modeling concepts, create test strategies and plans, coordinate the execution of test plans, and evaluate test results in both business and non-business organization.

School Business
Credits 60
Course Length Four Semesters (2 years)
Hours 20 hrs/week x 68 weeks
Credential Diploma
Delivery Options Blended
Instruction Options On-Site, Full-time
Offered Fall, Winter, and Spring
Practicum No
Tuition (See breakdown below)
Home Student CAD 10,000.00 / session

*This program is not designated and ineligible to receive foreign nationals on a study permit

Admission Requirements
  • Bachelor degree or Higher Diploma or a 3 year Advanced Diploma
  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  • Alberta Grade 12 English Language and Mathematics
  • An equivalent Advanced Level Adult Basic Education mathematics course;
  • Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements
  • Student from non-English speaking countries should provide in addition to any or combination of the above, proof of IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

    Graduates of this program will have acquired knowledge and skills to work seek job placements and opportunities in entry-level management positions such as: Business analyst, business systems analyst, computer systems analyst, informatics consultant, information systems business analyst, information systems quality assurance analyst, and management information systems (MIS) analyst.

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    Title Credits
    Semester 1
    Introduction to Information Systems 3
    Introduction to Information Technology Project Management 3
    Introduction to Systems & Business Process Analysis and Development 3
    Communication for Effective Business Systems Analysis & Solutions 3
    Business Analyst Case Study I 3

     

     

     

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    Semester 2
    Business Analyst Software Tools 3
    Risk Analysis and IT Service Management 3
    User Interface and User experience Design 3
    Enterprise Resource Planning 3
    Business Analyst Case Study II 3

     

     

    Title Credits
    Semester 3
    Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 3
    Requirements Life Cycle Management 3
    Business Analysis Competencies & Techniques 3
    Data Analysis & Database Systems Management 3
    Risk Analysis and IT Service Management 3

     

     

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    Semester 4
    Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 3
    Elicitation and Collaboration 3
    Strategy Analysis 3
    Solution Evaluation 3
    Computer Applications for Business & Technology 3